Last Thursday I was at the launch of Creative Republic, a self organising body to strengthen the voice of the full breadth of the creative industries in Birmingham. It has been pulled together by some very fine people and they are asking you to lend them your support by signing up to their charter. As Stef lewandowki puts it “This is open to anyone who considers themselves as working in a creative or cultural role or organisation in Birmingham and the region, as well as people who are just interested in supporting what we are doing. We’re throwing the net wide – and over time we hope to be representative of as wide a group of people as possible.”
I’ve done so. Without our names behind them these names won’t be able to apply the influence our business deserves. Oh and don’t forget to link to the site, as these people have done, and so have …..